Hopewell 8U All Stars beat CV twice in the championship best of three series by a score of 10-8 and clinched the trophy with a 15-11 come back win in the 90 degree heat.
In the first game, Hopewell jumped out to an early lead and hung on and withstood a late charge by CV. In the end, Hopewell played great defense to secure the game 1 win.
In game 2, Hopewell jumped out to a 6-1 lead but CV stormed back as their bats caught fire and took an 11-10 lead. Hopewell answered with a 5 run inning of their own to take the lead 15-11 into the 6th and played great defense to seal the championship.
Declan Lavia was tournament MVP as he drove in 8 runs and was 7-8 at the plate in the Championship series along with great defense.
Bowen Smith took home the hustle helmet after playing spectacular defense in the outfield.